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The Highest-Rated Record Store Day Releases in 2020

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Editor’s note: This list of the highest-rated Record Store Day releases is based on 2020 data. For the most recent ranking, head here. Every year, Record Store Day rolls around, and every year, collectors are hit with a massive drop of limited-edition albums, unique formats, and classic reissues. Sometimes we get a release we never […]

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Tips For Opening Your Record Store During COVID-19 From a Shop Owner

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Open. Close. Stay closed. Re-open. Deciding what to do in relation to opening or reopening a brick-and-mortar record store during the COVID-19 pandemic feels a bit like being trapped in a maze. You finally round one corner, you feel mostly assured you are heading safely in the right direction, and somehow you wind up in […]

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4 Record Store Owners On Making The Most Of Record Store Day

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With Record Store Day 2018 fast approaching, we’ve connected with four record store owners from the USA and Japan to ask them about what makes Record Store Day such a special occasion to their record stores. The answers are enlightening in different ways, and they also show how creative record stores around the world get […]

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The Discogs Guide To Record Store Day Shopping

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Record Store Day 2018 is here and we are here to help you to make the most of it! Most of our tips for effective Record Store Day shopping come down to preparation, getting a little feisty when you need to, and perhaps a little cunning. If you don’t feel like leaving the house, you […]

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Staff Picks: Record Store Day Finds

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Record Store Day. Some of us braved the crowds, some of us avoided it – and ordered online, and some of us were at a record fair. Some of us were after special RSD releases, but most of us ended up purchasing items from our wantlist or releases we came across we didn’t even know we […]

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The 10 Best And Worst Record Store Day Releases

Another Record Store Day is upon us.  Depending on how empty or full your glass of life is, this reality can represent many things for people.  Some will experience visions of beautiful and gloriously colored vinyl re-issues, washing over consumers like a warm 180 gram blanket of joy.  For others, it’s a horrific shit-show of […]

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Staff Picks: Record Store Day

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Record Store Day is coming up quickly! The initiative started in 2007 to celebrate independent record stores, and by now has become a bit controversial due to all the special (and limited) releases that are issued for this day. This means that you will probably have to queue up to get into your favorite record store, only to […]

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